Tag Archives: Gary Goetzman

Tom Hanks and Julia Roberts do better with “Larry Crowne” than their last film

HollywoodNews.com: “Larry Crowne” is not a great film and it’s not exactly creating a stampede to the box office. On Friday night, Tom Hanks and Julia Roberts only mustered $4 mil at the box office. They’ll be lucky to have $16 mil in the till by Monday night. But it’s[...]

Tom Hanks’ Playtone lines up Green Day musical, “American God” for HBO

By Sean O’Connell Hollywoodnews.com: Tom Hanks’ Playtone Productions is lining up a slate of projects, even as the Playtone team is busy promoting Hanks’ latest, “Larry Crowne,” on an international press tour. The projects would keep Playtone involved in TV, movie and Broadway entertainment efforts, Playtone partner Gary Goetzman told THR.[...]

‘The King’s Speech’ Wins the Darryl F. Zanuck Producer of the Year Award in Theatrical Motion Pictures

hollywoodnews.com: Today the Producers Guild of America (PGA) announced this year’s winning motion picture and television productions at the 22nd Annual Producers Guild Awards ceremony held at the Beverly Hilton in Los Angeles. In addition to the competitive awards, the PGA honored several individuals with tribute awards including James Cameron[...]

Producers Guild goes with “Social Network,” “True Grit,” “King’s Speech”

By Sean O’Connell Hollywoodnews.com: Nominees for the 22nd annual Producers Guild Awards were announced this morning, and if you have been paying even the slightest bit of attention during the awards race, you could guess the 10 titles picked for Best Picture, otherwise known as the Darryl F. Zanuck Producer of[...]

Tom Hanks in talks to turn Green Day Musical into film

BY STAFF Playtone partners Tom Hanks and Gary Goetzman are in talks to turn Green Day’s “American Idiot” Broadway show into a feature film. The play hasn’t even opened to live audiences yet (opens April 20), but there is already a lot of buzz around it. According to Deadline.com, the last[...]

PGA schedules “Produced By Conference” for June

By ROBERT W. WELKOS The producers behind such hit films “Avatar,” “Alice in Wonderland,” and “The Dark Knight” as well as popular TV shows like “Mad Men” and “The Simpsons” are just a few of the filmmakers scheduled to be on hand June 4-6 when the Producers Guild of America holds[...]